I worked with a customer recently who ran into an error with one of our products on Windows Server 2008. It was a System.Security.SecurityException Writing to the Application Event Log on Windows Server 2008 with ASP.NET 4.0. We tracked the source of the error to a permissions issue with the Security event log key in
We officially launched our Microsoft IISADMPWD Replacement Tool today. Our simple solution addresses several issues with previous versions of IISADMPWD and allows you to delegate Windows password changes for web applications running on IIS 7 and later. The new solution provides lots of value to allow users to self manage passwords. You can get more
In yesterday’s post we looked at an issue with the IIS 7 architecture where Windows and Basic authentication fail when the “User must change password at next logon” flag is set for an Active Directory user. Microsoft engineered IIS 7 to deny access to users who have this flag set. This change from previous versions of
Many organizations have employed Microsoft’s IISADMPWD tool to allow password changes in Active Directory for web applications. Originally intended as the way to change passwords for access in Outlook Web Access (OWA), IISADMPWD became quite a useful solution for any organization that wanted to delegate access to Active Directory password changes via a web application.
I posted about Microsoft’s IISADMPWD tool and IIS 7 issues recently. The IISADMPWD tool allows Active Directory users to change AD password in versions of IIS prior to IIS 7 and the primary intent of this tool is to allow Outlook Web Access users before Exchange 2007 to change their AD password. Changes to IIS
We’re working with a customer to replace the Microsoft IISADMPWD tool the customer uses to allow Active Directory password changes in their hosted software offering. This tool, a legacy ASP application that runs on IIS 5 and 6, has been around for a while to allow AD password changes using OWA, Outlook Web Access. Beginning